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									Name: himanshu s
Date of birth: 24 – 12 – 1980
Email: shimanshu42@yahoo.co.in

Academic Qualifications          &        experience:
2008-2009 & 2007-2008      lecturer         at    Academy      of    Fine      Arts      and    Craft,        Rachna
Sansad, Mumbai

2006-2007 & 2005-2006 Visiting-lecturer                    for Philosophy of Art, at the
Department of Fine Art, Dr Babasaheb                       Ambedkar Marathwada University,
Aurangabad

2005-2006 & 2006-2007 Visiting-lecturer                     for     History        of    Art,    at     L     S   Raheja
School of Art, Mumbai

2004-2005: First year Master’s of Fine Art discontinued (submission not accepted
because the authority/professors did not find the works "academic")

2003/04 Fellowship at Sir. J.J. School of Arts, Mumbai

2003-1999: Bachelor of Fine Arts, Sir. J.J. School of Art, Mumbai


Exhibitions
2011   ‘drawings’, Group       Show,      by     Gallery    Chemould        Presscottt          Road,       Mumbai

2010 ‘bringing      in   the   new’,       Group    Show, at        Gallery        Chemould      Presscott           Road,
Mumbai

2009 re-showing of part              of   my     first     solo     show, ‘least           likely      to     succeed’
at Blue Frog, Mumbai

2009 Hyphenated Practices,            the      annual    FICA       short-list          group    show, at         Vadhera
Art Gallery, Delhi

2009 ‘STOP MAKING SENSE’, at One Shanthi Road,                              Bengaluru… put            together        this
show
( images and write
   http://www.flickr.com/photos/shadytimesinbangalore                        )

2009 the BAR 1 final show, at Samuha, Bengaluru… part                                   of     the    Bengaluru
Artists Residency One
( images and write
   http://www.flickr.com/photos/shadytimesinbangalore )

2009 ‘THE DUCHAMP EFFECT’, at One Shanthi Road,                              Bengaluru,          put    together
this show with a lot of new found friends
( images and write-up on
   http://www.flickr.com/photos/shadytimesinbangalore                          )

2009   ‘a   brief   history     of    tomorrow – part             two’,   at       Kitab     Mahal,     Mumbai

2008 ‘this is himanshu s maybe’,                   at    the      Guild     Art     Gallery,         Mumbai
( images and write-up on
   http://www.guildindia.com )

2007 ‘an interval between two non-occurrences’, an environment,                                         at     the
Guild Art Gallery, Mumbai
( images and write-up on
   http://www.guildindia.com/SHOWS/himanshu.s/works.htm )
2006 ‘least likely to succeed’, a show of “my” works, presented                                             by
Chatterjee & Lal, Jehangir Nicholson Gallery, NCPA, Mumbai
( images and write-up on
   http://www.flickr.com/photos/shimanshushows )

2006   “Connected…”,    Group         Show,    Kitab       Mahal,    Mumbai

2005   “Second    Coming”,      Group     Show,      Tao     Art    Gallery,        Mumbai

2005 PRESENT-FUTURE, Group Show, National Gallery of                        Modern Art,        Mumbai

2005 "CREAM: the mammary show" , Group Show, Kitab Mahal, Mumbai

2005 "Edge," Group Show, Kitab Mahal, Mumbai

2005 "Not Much In Common," Group Show, Kala Ghoda Pavement Gallery, Mumbai

2005 "Copy Cats," Conceptualised              this     Group Show, Kala Kriti Gallery, Mumbai

2005 “ Estate Of Art ” (installation set up with                               a    group     of     friends        &
young artists), Kala Ghoda Arts Festival, Mumbai
( images and write-up on
   http://www.flickr.com/photos/shadytimes )

2005 Group Show for tsunami relief fund, National                      Gallery       of     Modern     Art, Mumbai

2004 ‘a brief history of tomorrow’                     presented by "Lazy Rebels" ( a group of
which me was fortunate to be one                       of the founding members ), Art Entrance
Gallery, Mumbai

2003 Participation in Monsoon Art Show 2003,                   Bajaj     Art       Gallery,        Mumbai

2003 Participation in Monsoon Art Show 2003, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai


Honours, Awards, Scholarships and Projects
2011 ‘i like the world, the whole wide world !’, a fund                                       raiser        for     dreamz
home (home for street children), the Art Loft, Mumbai
find the images on our facebook page “bombay underground”

2011 ‘reclaim the sidewalks’, Bombay underground’ with ‘we                                  the     ppl’,      at
several locations, more regularly in Bandra, Mumbai

2011 ‘dharavi in transit’, exhibition of photographs clicked by kids we                                                 work
with in dharavi, in collaboration with URBZ and Shelter Dharavi, shown                                                  in
several spaces, including the community hall in our neighbourhood in
dharavi, the Art Loft and the Kalaghoda Arts Festival, Mumbai

2011 ‘reclaim     the sidewalks’, ‘bombay              underground’         together        with     ‘we     the        ppl’,
at Kalaghoda      Arts Festival, Mumbai

2010   with the help of a few friends formed the bombay underground,                                              Mumbai
find   and maybe “like” our facebook page “bombay underground”

2010 “doh baje” part of the URBAN                      TYPHOON       organized        by    URBZ     in
collaboration with KHOJ, Delhi

2010   received    Inlaks      Fine    Art    Award     for    the     year        2010

2009 part of       the initiating team with URBZ and the                             Shelter        Dharavi       Trust
to start the       Dharavi Shelter http://urbz.net/shelter

2009   one   of   the   team    leaders       ( toy     bazaar )       at    URBZ     MASHUP,        Mumbai
     http://urbz.net/workshops/mashup/mumbai/toy-bazaar/

2009   chosen for the Bengaluru Artists Residency, supported                    by     the     India
Foundation for the Arts
( images and write
   http://www.flickr.com/photos/shadytimesinbangalore )

2009 BOOKED STREET, an on-going project, a site-specific                    work on the
pavement, with the help of COMMON ROOM people,   at the                     Kalaghoda Arts
Festival, 2009, Mumbai

2009 “The One Grand Show” at the Kalaghoda               Arts    Festival       2009,     supported
by the COMMON ROOM people, Mumbai
( images and write-up on
   http://www.flickr.com/photos/shadytimes )

2008 opened up the COMMON ROOM (           with    the   help    of   a   few     many       friends )
in a chawl in Mumbai
( images and write-up on
   http://www.commonrooms.blogspot.com     )

2008 Senior   Fellow   under   PUKAR’S   Youth    Fellowship     Programme       for     the    year
2008-2009

2008 one of the “team leaders” ( team anonymous ) at the Urban Typhoon
Project, at Dharavi, Mumbai
( images and write-up on
http://www.dharavi.org/X._Urban_Typhoon_Workshop_Koliwada-Dharavi/Team_anonymous                       )

2008 BOOKED STREET, an on-going project, a site-specific                    work on the
pavement, with the help of COMMON ROOM people,   at the                     Kalaghoda Arts
Festival, 2008, Mumbai

2008 “The One Grand Show” at the Kalaghoda Arts Festival 2008,                            supported
by the Guild Art Gallery and the COMMON ROOM people, Mumbai
( images and write-up on
   http://www.flickr.com/photos/shadytimes )

2007 ‘keep in circulation the rumour that god is alive’… the rumour                             was
back in circulation during the Kalaghoda Arts Festival 2007, Mumbai
( images and write-up on
   http://www.flickr.com/photos/shadytimes )

2007 IN DOG WE TRUST, ( all done with              the   help    of   a   few     friends )       at
Kalaghoda Arts Festival 2007, Mumbai
( images and write-up on
http://www.flickr.com/photos/shadytimes )

2007 BOOKED STREET, a site-specific work on the                 pavement, ( all          done    with
the help of a few
friends )   at the Kalaghoda Arts Festival, 2007,               Mumbai
( images and write-up on
http://www.flickr.com/photos/shadytimes )

2007 ‘this revolution is for display’,
an assemblage of images as well as music to do with movements wherein
art & protest moved hand in hand…celebrating the times when ‘everything
seemed possible’…displayed at Kalaghoda Arts Festival, 2007, Mumbai ( all done
with the help of a few
friends )
( images and write-up on
http://www.flickr.com/photos/shadytimes )
2006   Senior Fellowship    under   PUKAR’S    Youth     Fellowship      Programme   for    the
year   2006-2007

2006 ‘out of the classroom’ , a series of film screenings to do with
alternative ways of learning, venues included Max Mueller Bhavan, Mumbai
amongst   other interesting spaces…all done with the help of many friends…

2006    Children’s letters to God
Happened through November, December 2005, & January 2006, as sessions with
children     from regular schools, municipal schools, and organizations working
with / for less privileged children…all done with the help of many
friends…works displayed as part of the Kalaghoda Arts Festival, 2006 ( 4th-
12th feb )

2006 Part of the “Black        Box Exercise”, conducted by Zuni Icosahedron (a
 cultural collective from      Hong Kong ) with the help of MPCVA, Mumbai

2005 Part   of   Open   Circle’s    project   “Melting     Pot”,   for     the   Yokohama
Triennial

2005   Selected to participate in PEERS 2005,a residency organized by KHOJ
International Artists Association

2005 Conceptualized a segment of “Mumbai Meri Jaan”, where less priviledged
kids, with the      help of a few friends that included art students &
professional photographers, used photography to give their view of
Mumbai……Kalaghoda Arts Festival, Mumbai

2004/05 Initiated and organized with the help of a few friends, a series of lectures,
slide shows & displays about a few contemporary western artists, in and around
Mumbai.

2004 Work selected for permanent mural in Mumbai for Transcultural Exchange’s "Tile
Project. Destination: The World."

2003/….. Initiated the setting up of a library/archive in the canteen of Sir J J
School Of Art, Mumbai. Somewhere around 2004 we were thrown out of the canteen space
by the college authorities without any appropriate reason. ( we have been
functional in an informal way from a place in Kitab Mahal, Mumbai…this
goes on till we find an appropriate place ) …right from the initiation, me
has been fortunate to receive help from friends from time to time

2003/04 Research for a short           film about Sir JJ           School of Art, also part
of the interviewers, the film          was made with the           help of Rahul Srivastava
who then worked for PUKAR

2003/04 "To be a Teacher is My Greatest Work of Art," Initiated and organized site
specific work (included lectures, displays, installations etc.), Sir. J.J. School of
Art, Mumbai ( all done with the help of a few friends )

2003 Received Dolly Cursetjee Prize (1st Place), Annual Exhibition, Sir. J.J. School of
Art, Mumbai

2003 "…Aap Ki Dua Se Baki Thik Thak Hai" Initiated and organized this event which also
included a fund raiser for street kids and stray animals, Kala Ghoda Pavement Gallery,
Mumbai …( all done with the help of a few friends )

2002/03 Received D.G. Kulkarni Scholarship, Sir.J.J. School of Art, Mumbai

2002 Conducted a workshop on cartooning for children at Glaxo, Thane

2001/02 "Hum Bhi Agaar Bachche Hotein…" Initiated and organized this exhibition which
deals with the lives of street children and how we can make a positive difference.
Exhibited at Kala Ghoda Pavement Gallery, in a few colleges and at a few public events
in the suburbs of Mumbai… (many friends helped towards this )

2001 Conducted a workshop on Drawing/Painting for children at Glaxo, Social
Service Branch, Mumbai

2001 Awarded a Merit Certificate at the Annual Exhibition, Sir. J.J. School of Art

2000 Awarded a Merit Certificate at the Annual Exhibition, Sir. J.J. School of Art

								
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